It is Not Too Late to Influence Congress on Tax Reform Thanks to our members’ engagement, REALTORS have helped positively influence tax reform in some key areas. For example, both the House and Senate have agreed to maintain deductibility of state and local property taxes up to $10,000, and to maintain Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges […]
About Bernadette Blaze
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Reform our tax code AND protect middle class homeowners Click below to Take action to tell Congress to reform our tax code AND protect middle class homeowners.While NAR supports tax reform, they believe the framework that’s being discussed on Capitol Hill raises concerns because of its impact on middle-income homeowners and real estate. The mortgage interest deduction […]
NHMR CID Conference Wednesday, October 18 Farms Country Club, 12:30 – 5:00 Free for CID Members, $40 Non-Members, includes 2017-2018 CID Membership! Great opportunity to check out CID at our Annual Commercial Conference! Fabulous Food, Cocktails, Information & Networking! The NHMR Commercial Conference will feature: Prof. John Glascock, UConn Dept. of Real Estate & Economic […]
Tell Congress to Reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program! Without Congressional action by September 30, 2017, authority for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) will expire. If the NFIP lapses, more than 40,000 real estate transactions per month will be in jeopardy. Urge your member of Congress to pass “The 21st Century Flood Reform Act” […]
Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $280,000 which reflects a 1.8 percent increase from $274,950 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased 6.4 percent comparing June 2017 to June […]
The Enjoy Life Fund is designed to assist full-time Realtors in the Greater New Haven and Middlesex area who are faced with large expenses, personally and/or for immediate family members, resulting from a health crisis. Such expenses may include medical, dental, hospitalization, rehabilitation, transportation, insurance co-payments, and other healthcare related items. The fund was established by […]
Registration has opened for the 2017 REALTORS® Conference & Expo, November 3-6 in Chicago. The event will feature 100 education sessions, 400 exhibitors, and access to 20,000 REALTORS® and guests to network and idea-share with. Click here for details & registration links.
Home Sales and Prices Up in May Connecticut REALTORS® reports that the single-family residential home median sales price is $260,000 which reflects a 4.0 percent increase from $249,900 in that same time period last year. Median indicates that half the homes sold for more and half for less. Single-family residential home sales in Connecticut increased […]
NHMR President Carolyn Augur & President-Elect Joel Grossman met with Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro at the NAR Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington, DC to discuss important issues such as flood insurance and preserving homeownership. View this brief message about their meeting and the importance of REALTOR involvement.
Members of NHMR joined over 2,500 REALTORS® from across the state at a Rally in Bushnell Park asking our State Legislators to leave politics at the door and come together to bring growth and jobs to Connecticut. “The theme of the day is ‘We sell Connecticut’,” said Carolyn Augur of Milford, President of the New […]